Parliament won’t prejudice MPs on vehicles

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By Mugove Tafirenyika Parliament will not discriminate between Members of Parliament who hold positions in the august House and those who do not, in the allocation of resources meant for their car scheme. Clerk of Parliament Mr Kennedy Chokuda Responding to reports that legislators will be given their vehicles in accordance with a grading system that favours those with positions, Clerk of Parliament Kennedy Chokuda said this was not the case. He told the Daily News that the only difference in the remuneration of lawmakers is that those who hold…

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MDC in fix over MPs luxury cars

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By Blessings Mashaya As Treasury prepares to splurge millions of scarce United States dollars on luxury utility vehicles (SUVs) for legislators serving in the ninth Parliament, MDC representatives and their leader Nelson Chamisa, are in a quandary as to what to do — after their Zanu PF counterparts recently decided not to take up the vehicles. Opposition MDC Alliance MPs outside parliament following the chaos that marked police units forcibly evicting them from the House after they refused to stand up for President Emmerson Mnangagwa The surprising move by Zanu PF…

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MPs bemoan queuing for fuel coupons

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By Nokuthaba Nkomo Members of Parliament (MPs) have complained that they are going through demeaning conditions as they have to queue for fuel coupons. Zanu PF’s Chegutu West legislator Dexter Nduna (left) Zanu PF Chegutu West MP Dexter Nduna said Parliament should computerise their revenue generating and distributing mechanisms as getting coupons manually is a hustle for legislators. Nduna suggested that fuel money should be injected into their accounts so that the 270 MPs do not have to queue for coupons every Thursday. Related Articles “We have about 270 Members…

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MPs demand increase in allowances

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Members of Parliament in Zimbabwe have demanded an increase in their allowances, saying they play an important role in the running of the country. Temba Mliswa Led by Norton independent MP Mr Temba Mliswa, the MPs across the political divide have demanded that their allowances be reviewed upwards because they work hard representing their constituencies and the country at various platforms. “Our allowances mean absolutely nothing. The committee that I chair can sit from 8am to 8pm working for this country but what they get is a paltry $75, not…

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MDC MPs receive death threats on mobile phones

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By Tendayi Madhomu Dozens of opposition legislators have received death threats and are scared stiff for their lives, pushing for a government probe into the intimidation. Opposition MDC Alliance MPs outside parliament following the chaos that marked police units forcibly evicting them from the House after they refused to stand up for President Emmerson Mnangagwa Spooked Members of Parliament (MPs) who spoke to the Daily News yesterday said they were particularly worried about the fact that the real intentions and next move of the people behind the chilling death threats…

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Mthuli promises to buy vehicles for MPs

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On Nov 10, 2018 25,460 0 Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has promised to buy vehicles for parliamentarians, although there are still deliberations over the modalities. Professor Mthuli Ncube “I am on the side of making sure that you get your vehicles, but we have been debating as to whether we give you a 100 percent loan, partial loan or zero loans so we have that action on the table but either way vehicles are on the way,” he said, while addressing legislators who are gathered in Bulawayo for the 2019…

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